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and fortune and try to turn that statistic around. derrick moore and stephanie perry moore. authors of the lookwood lions series of books. appreciate you being with us today. good to see you. >> thank you. >> thank you for having us. >> i want to hear more about the series of books momentarily. a very broad question we could probably spend hours on. how did we get to the point where 77% of 8th graders are reading below grade level? how did this happen? >> a great question to ask. how did it happen? you said it. kids are doing so many other things nowadays but not spending time taking advantage of their own education. great textbooks and educators and in the best school buildings but you they have to decide internally they want to take advantage of getting their own education. kids aren't finding success and therefore they are not really trying and that is what is making them fail. >> this lockwood lions series of books tries to address the fundamental issue by making reading interesting, right? >> we are so excited. we spent a lot of time in the schools and have is been asking the y
world. terrence moore is her, sports contribute to cnn.com and writer for mlb.com. let's start now. we're going to start with adrian peterson. adrian peterson, all right? running back for the minnesota vikings. making a run at the single season rushing record, a great achievement, but what makes his season such an amazing comeback? >> this guy is absolutely insane what he's doing, okay? tomorrow, don, marks the one-year anniversary of this guy severely busting up his left knee. three weeks after surgery, he was walking. eight weeks after surgery he was sprinting. now he's just amazing. you talk about the record, but more realistic than that, 100 yards rushing next week against the green bay packers, this guy will become only the seventh rusher ever to run for more than 2,000 yards in a given season. that's a lot. >> with a busted knee. >> at 27. could you do that? >> i couldn't do it with two good knees, some help, and another running back pushing me along with a go-cart, i so couldn't do that. let's turn the page now and talk about head coach of the indianapolis colts diagnosed with l
's bring stephen moore in. i think you're going to disagree with my notion that government can be all that helpful to our runner. that government can be helpful other than by getting out of the way. i think you're going to suggest lower taxes, lower spending, fewer regulations. for the sake of this argument and analogy, accept that taxes are going up. there are many soifr who is argue that there is not a role for government in this let the markets and private industry handle it. but they haven't, and we've got substandard roads and bridges and electricity and broadband infrastructure. all of this means we're less attractive to business. do you accept that the government has a role to play in the rebuilding of america's infrastructure? >> well, sure. and by the way, i love your optimism, ali, i hope you're exactly right about 2013 and 2014. we've been spending money on the programs. a lot of the school buildings, i mean that's been going on in a large magnitude in the united states. what i like and where we might find some agreement, you know, i do think private-sector dollars can lead
from saint nicholas" by clement clark moore. someone read it to you and you've read it to yours. a few of us now sleep with kir chief or cap, the poem to the times always seemed to adapt. and though doubts about authorship sometimes raise a clatter, to most of us, any such doubts hardly matter. now, dasher, now franer and vic seine, on comet, on donner and bit zen. to the top of the porch,-to-the top of the wall, now dash away, dash away, dash away all! every year at this time we go straight to this work. for an adult with children it's a highly prized pirg. so spring once again to your young give a whittle and read them this tale of a sleigh like a missile. let them hear as o as you put out the light "happy christmas to all and to all good night." sfchl. >> osgood: coming up, the story of "a christmas story." okay, here's the plan. you have a plan? first we're gonna check our bags for free, thanks to our explorer card. then, the united club. my mother was so wrong about you. next, we get priority boarding on our flight i booked with miles. all because of the card. and me. okay, what's
florio. and heidi moore. finance and editor of "the guardian newspapers. and dean baker, author of "the end of loser liberalism, making markets progressive." codirector of the center for economic and policy research. so, after at least after a dozen different public offers, countless press conferences and weeks of closed car door talks lawmakers in washington left town for the holidays on friday without an agreement to avert what we're calling the fiscal curb. a series of automatic tax increases and spending cuts to take affect a week from now. a moment this week, the two sides seemed on the cusp of a deal. that would have involved at least one major concession from president obama. to cut social security benefits. the cuts wouldn't have been direct. they would have come from a tweak to the way the social security benefits are calculated. here's how it works. right now the amount of money a retireee gets from the government gets is changed due to the index. when inflakes goes up, social security recipients see their payments go up the same amount to keep up with the cost of living. obam
to find a compromise bf before it's too late. here's brian moore with the latest. >> before heading off to hawaii to celebrate christmas with the first family, president obama tried to gifb lawmakers something to think about on their own holiday break. >> think about the obligations we have to the people who sent us here. >> nine days before the fiscal cliff and not a creature was stirring in washington. negotiations at an impass. the president says he hopes the holiday spirit will inspire a change of heart. >> everybody can drink some egg nog, have some christmas cookies. >> but republicans say the president's deal is jut too hard to swallow. >> the president's solution of raising tax rates would still be ready as far as the eyes could see. >> john boehner's plan b, raising taxes on americans making more than $1 million a year was scuttled by his fellow republicans. it's dead in the water with senate democrats. the president wants to lock in tax cuts for 98% of americans, but some house republicans refuse to raise taxes on anyone. for a few days though, both sides are setting aside the
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